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Funding of police chief’s severance raises dispute

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Acting Police Chief Cary Okimoto looked on during a news conference after being announced as acting police chief Dec. 20, at HPD’s main precinct. Okimoto does not support paying Chief Louis Kealoha’s severance from the department’s coffers.

Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha’s retirement agreement with the Police Commission calls for him to receive $250,000 from the Honolulu Police Department’s salaries and wages budget. But does the commission have the authority to spend HPD money? Read more

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